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Tarrant County College Demographics & Diversity

Fort Worth, Texas

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Very High

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Tarrant County College are predominantly White with a significant Hispanic population. The school has very high racial diversity. 60% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Tarrant County College District has been designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and is eligible for federal grants supporting the school's efforts to serve Hispanic Americans.

Racial demographics of Tarrant County College District students
Race Percent of Students
White 40%
Black 19%
Hispanic 31%
Asian 6%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2%
International 1%
Race Unknown 1%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Medium

There are 54% more female students than male students enrolled at Tarrant County College District with a gender ratio of 61% women to 39% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Tarrant County College has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Tarrant County College District students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 39%
Women 61%
Enrollment by gender for Tarrant County College District students
Gender Number of Students
Men 16,899
Women 26,101

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Tarrant County College serves a very low number of students outside of Texas, with 98 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Tarrant County College District students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 98%
Out of State 1%
Foreign 1%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$65,535 per year

49% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
43,000
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 34%
Part time Undergrads 66.8%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=228547 IPEDS survey data for Tarrant County College District.